BCC Advisory Cte. Aug. 20

BCC Advisory Cte. Aug. 20

BCC Advisory Cte. Aug. 20 –

1. Call to Order and Establishment of a Quorum Matt Rahn, Chair, Cannabis Advisory Committee

2. Review and Approval of May 17, 2018 Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

3. Review and Approval of July 19, 2018 Cannabis Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

4. Chair’s Report: Status of the Advisory Committee’s Adopted Recommendations in the Current and Proposed Regulations of the Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and California Department of Public Health

a. Adopted Recommendations on Cultivators

• Generator Hour Meters (Recommendation #1)

• Outdoor Cultivation Definition (Recommendation #2)

• Transfer Between A & M Licenses (Recommendation #6)

• Compassionate Use Programs (Recommendation #7)

• Self-Transport Distribution (Recommendation #11)

b. Adopted Recommendations on Distributors

• Selling Samples (Recommendation #1)

• Additional Label (Recommendation #2)

• Storage Only Center License (Recommendation #3)

• Transition Period Extension (Recommendation #4)

c. Adopted Recommendations on Enforcement

• Enforcement Authority (Recommendation #1)

• Clarify Difference Between Citations and Orders of Abatement and Clarify References (Recommendation #2)

• Advertising (Recommendation #6)

• Public Records Act Requests (Recommendation #8)

• Labor Standards (Recommendation #9)

d. Adopted Recommendations on Equity

• State Level Equity Licensing Program (Recommendation #1)

• Earmarks, Fee Waivers, and Loans (Recommendation #2)

• Fee Installments and Deferrals (Recommendation #3)

• Research Support (Recommendation #4)

• Access to Property and Premises (Recommendation #5)

• Data Collection (Recommendation #6)

• Funding of a Social Equity Program (Recommendation #7)

• Local Program Models (Recommendation #8)

e. Adopted Recommendations on Licensing Application

• Disclosure of Owners (Recommendation #2)

• Annual Fees (Recommendation #4)

• A and M Licenses and Transition Period (Recommendation #5)

• Use of Preparers (Recommendation #6)

f. Adopted Recommendations on Manufacturers

• Illustrative Guide (Recommendation #1)

• Clarification on Packaging (Recommendation #2) • Child-Resistant Packaging (Recommendation #3)

• Dosage Limits (Recommendation #4)

g. Adopted Recommendations on Microbusiness

• License Tiers, Incentives for Compassionate Use and Rural Operators, and Fee Schedule Cap (Recommendation #2)

h. Adopted Recommendations on Public Health and Youth

• Proper Identification Training (Recommendation #1) • Compassionate Medical Cannabis (Recommendation #2)

• Branded Vehicles (Recommendation #3)

• Health Claim Advertising (Recommendation #4)

• Data Collection (Recommendation #5)

• Advertising to Age Specific Audience (Recommendation #6)

• Compassionate Care Program (Recommendation #7)

i. Adopted Recommendations on Retailers

• Methods of Delivery (Recommendation #1)

j. Adopted Recommendations on Testing Laboratories

• Testing for Research and Development (Recommendation #1)

• Expiration Date (Recommendation #2)

• Standard Testing Analytical Methodology (Recommendation #3)

• Waste Disposal (Recommendation #4)

 

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BCC Advisory Cte. Aug. 20

Author: abizcannabis

Managing Director & CEO of integrated transactional financial advisory, tax, and technology consulting firm - aBIZinaBOX Inc New York, Chicago, and OaklandCPA.CITP.CISM.CGEIT.CGMAExpertise with: Alt. Investments/Private Equity, Real Estate, Professional Services, CA Cannabis, Tech Start-Ups and Distressed Assets/DebtTechnology Certifications including:Advanced & High Complexity Cloud Integrator AICPA PCPS, CAQ,, IMTA, CITP ISACA CGEIT, CISMState CPA Societies in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and TexasExpertise with Regulatory Compliance - US - HIPAA, FINRA, SEC Rule 17(a)(3)/(4), eDiscovery, FINCEN - EU- EBA, ESMA, EIOPA UK - BoE, PRA, FCA